Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 31, No. 731. Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London Hosted by King's Digital Lab www.dhhumanist.org Submit to: email@example.com Date: 2018-10-29 14:58:51+00:00 From: Willard McCarty
Subject: workshop on historical research Archives Portal Europe Transcribathon Waterloo Campus, King's College London 30 November This one-day workshop aims to teach students about how to conduct historical research using online archives, and how to encode historical documents in order to turn digitised collections into machine-readable encoded text. The workshop will teach students how to use Archives Portal Europe for research, and Transkribus for training Handwritten Text Recognition technology. Students will work into teams to conduct research on Archives Portal Europe and transcribe documents in Transkribus in order to create training data for Handwritten Text Recognition. A prize will be awarded to the most productive team. Attendance is free but registration is mandatory, at this link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/archives-portal-europe-transcribathon-tickets-51456180822 -- Willard McCarty (www.mccarty.org.uk/), Professor emeritus, Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London; Adjunct Professor, Western Sydney University; Editor, Interdisciplinary Science Reviews (www.tandfonline.com/loi/yisr20) _______________________________________________ Unsubscribe at: http://dhhumanist.org/Restricted List posts to: firstname.lastname@example.org List info and archives at at: http://dhhumanist.org Listmember interface at: http://dhhumanist.org/Restricted/ Subscribe at: http://dhhumanist.org/membership_form.php
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